Professional Preparation and Audition Technique
East 15 Acting School
East15 (Loughton) Campus
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 05 October 2023
Friday 28 June 2024
02 March 2023
Requisites for this module
BA W411 Acting,
BA W83A Acting (International)
The Working Actor: practical workshops with a range of industry professionals including:
A Casting Director / An Agent / A Working Actor / A Working Director
Screen & Theatre Audition Technique, including self-taping
A Web Designer
Related alternative work, eg. role play, corporate work, voice-over and digital media
The Working Environment: meetings with specialist consultants on topics including:
Equity, the Actors Union
Creating a good CV
Creating and online Profile – Website
Digital Media and the Actor
Legal and tax adviser
Self- Marketing and promotion specialist
The aims of this module are:
- To provide students with the necessary professional preparation and skills to launch their acting careers
- To develop awareness of the professional and creative relationships between actor, writer and director and create opportunities for students to experience a professional practice that mirrors conditions in the contemporary industry they are about to enter
- To develop students’ understanding of their industry
- To provide students with a platform to make professional contacts
By the end of this module, students will be able to demonstrate the skills necessary to produce:
- a professional CV
- effective letters of introduction to theatre, film, television and voice-over agents, directors and casting directors
- professional audition speeches
- a good technique for television and film interviews, including sight-reading skills
- a professional portfolio; and
- the ability to understand and apply critical self-assessment in order to develop and improve performance and employability
No additional information available.
Practical classes, workshops and seminars.
A showcase event for an invited audience of industry professionals. The showcase is intended to provide students with opportunities to make professional connections that will enhance their careers as artists and performers.
This module does not appear to have a published bibliography for this year.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Screen Casting Workshop
||Screen Casting Workshop
||Theatre Audition Workshop
Additional coursework information
The module assessment will be based on students’ ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the learning outcomes. Continuous assessment of all work will be conducted by the Head of BA Acting, guest lecturers and industry professionals. A summative mark for the module will be given at the end of Term three. The showcase performance will not be formally assessed.
Compliance with the Professional Code of Conduct
Exam format definitions
- Remote, open book: Your exam will take place remotely via an online learning platform. You may refer to any physical or electronic materials during the exam.
- In-person, open book: Your exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer to any physical materials such as paper study notes or a textbook during the exam. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, open book (restricted): The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may refer only to specific physical materials such as a named textbook during the exam. Permitted materials will be specified by your department. Electronic devices may not be used in the exam.
- In-person, closed book: The exam will take place on campus under invigilation. You may not refer to any physical materials or electronic devices during the exam. There may be times when a paper dictionary,
for example, may be permitted in an otherwise closed book exam. Any exceptions will be specified by your department.
Your department will provide further guidance before your exams.
Module supervisor and teaching staff
No external examiner information available for this module.
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.
* Please note: due to differing publication schedules, items marked with an asterisk (*) base their information upon the previous academic year.
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